Residents who live in these 25 growing towns see their incomes go the furthest.
Another Wal-Mart satellite city in northwestern Arkansas, Springdale is also home to Tyson Foods, making it "The Chicken Capital of the World." The city is mostly white, Protestant and church-going, but there is also a substantial Hispanic population.
The housing market has seen slow, steady home price growth over the past 10 years, a pace slowed recently by the housing bust. Today, many homes of 1,400 square feet with three bedrooms and two baths sell for about $125,000.
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